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Autumnal lushness

Just stunning. An oasis in the middle of London. Peacock, squirrels, herons and more. Beautiful... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Piece of Heaven

Visited Kyoto Garden with my wife. We both thoroughly enjoyed the beauty of it. It is just... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Rashid K
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stunning. An oasis in the middle of London. Peacock, squirrels, herons and more. Beautiful pond with a waterfall, plenty of benches to sit and soak up the views. Just lovely.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jayneb23
Reviewed October 24, 2018

Visited Kyoto Garden with my wife. We both thoroughly enjoyed the beauty of it. It is just perfect...no other way to describe it, specially when you compare it to the rest of Holland Park, which is rather woody and dark.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Rashid K
Reviewed October 21, 2018

Holland Park is not the most beautiful park in London but Kyoto garden is worth more than one visit. Calm, quiet, and very nicely arranged river, pond, walkways and benches. Invites to stay a while.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank haktus
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful and peaceful japanese style garden in Holland Park. Do you know that Kyoto Garden was opened in 1991 and it was a gift from the city of Kyoto to commemorate the long friendship between Japan and Great Britain? Entry fee is FREE. You must...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Kristina P
Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

This place is like an oasis of amazing. Even though the place is not as big, you do have a lot of things to see.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank mihaimdm
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful and quiet garden inside Holland Park. A beautiful waterfall and animal complete the visit. We enjoyed the day

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lilie4561
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Quiet place and it’s located in the middle of the city! Really close to the Holland Park station (central line) and it’s free

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Pinfli
Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Hidden away in Holland Park the Kyoto garden is beautifully formed and a must see if you are visiting the park. It also gives the opportunity to usually see both peacocks and herons, neither that common a sight in central London! If you do visit,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Unruly-of-Essex
Reviewed September 2, 2018

It's really well done and it looks pretty, however, it is well packed on weekends or a sunny day so make sure you visit during the week when it is less busy. Note that is is not necessarily the most authentic Japanese Garden I've ever...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Georg_and_Atsuko
Reviewed August 27, 2018

Wow, this was definitely the highlight of my trip to Holland Park. Simply stunning. I enjoyed looking at those beautiful large Koi karps and feeding the peacocks which were allowed to roam free. Oh man, they had some beautifully patterned feathers, which I'd expect of...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank rhianrli
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September 6, 2018|
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Response from Unruly-of-Essex | Reviewed this property |
'Kyoto tei en' ie 'the Kyoto garden', followed by the signature of the master whose style of calligraphy it is engraved in.
Nora G
August 27, 2018|
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Response from STEVEandJAN | Reviewed this property |
Not sure what your interests are? However, The Design Museum attached to the park. The Natural History and V&A Museum nearby. Kensington Palace, Kensington Gardens. The Serpentine, for a chill out, or if feeling... More
Farhat A
June 23, 2018|
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Response from AmyC101 | Reviewed this property |
It’s free to visit and stroll through the garden.